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Another Nurburgring World Record SUV - Alfa Romeo Stelvio NRING Edition

lang Editor: Hansy Schekahn lang Photos: See credits under article   lang In database since June 15, 2018

Alfa Romeo is introducing the new "Stelvio Quadrifoglio NRING" SUV as Nuerburgring Limited Edition to celebrate the historic bond between Alfa Romeo and the legendary track, recently given new life by the Quadrifoglio models' thrilling performances. The many pages in the "Green Hell's" history include exciting contributions from Alfa Romeo, which nurtured its myth through a wealth of victories and memorable records at the Nuerburgring.

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio, the first SUV in the brand's history, holds the record for its segment, having completed the 20.832 km of the Nordschleife in 7 minutes 51.7 seconds. This makes it the fastest amongst SUVs, equipped with an outstanding 2.9 V6 Bi-Turbo petrol engine with 510 hp and torque of 600 Nm powering a top speed of 176 mph and acceleration from zero to 62 mph in just 3.8 seconds.

Exclusive limited Highlights and 2.9 V6 Bi-Turbo with 510 hp engine

For the first time, the 2.9 V6 Bi-Turbo powerplant is combined with the innovative Q4 all-wheel drive system. The standard 8-speed ZF automatic transmission is specifically calibrated to shift in just 150 milliseconds in Race mode. The transmission has a lock-up clutch to give the driver a powerful, precise feeling of in-gear acceleration.

Standard equipment on the NRING model also includes carbon-ceramic brakes, Sparco racing seats with red stitching and carbon shell structure, Mopar automatic transmission knob with carbon inserts and leather and Alcantara steering wheel with carbon inserts. The front badge and the rearview mirror caps are made of carbon fibre, as are the side skirt inserts.

Inside you will find tinted windows, Adaptive Cruise Control, the Harman Kardon premium audio package, and AlfaTM Connect 3D Nav infotainment system with 8.8-inch’ screen, Apple CarPlayTM, Android AutoTM and DAB.

108 editions will be available for the EMEA region. Intended for collectors and the most loyal Alfa Romeo customers, the new limited edition has exclusive content, including a numbered badge in the carbon fibre dashboard insert and the unique Circuito Grey livery.

Owners will get a bunch of limited extras like a 1:18 scale model or leather shoes

Before their real car is delivered, owners will be given a numbered 1:18 scale model of it and upon collection they will receive a welcome kit comprising Sparco racing gloves and customised soft shell jacket, sports bag in the Alfa Romeo pattern, Quadrifoglio cuff-links and original leather-footwear created by Car Shoe. That’s not all: Owners will be offered the chance to attends a sports driving technique course on the Nuerburgring circuit, in 2019. A specific concierge service will assist NRING customers throughout their Alfa Romeo experience.

The NRING versions will have a specific "Authenticity Certification" issued by FCA Heritage, the department that promotes the historic record of the FCA Group's Italian brands - Alfa will give the special Stelvio genuine "Instant Classic" status. Every owner will receive a kit comprising the authenticity certificate issued by the constructor, a numbered certification plaque matching the car's chassis number, a book of photographs and the technical specification.

Photos: Alfa Romeo


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